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Upcoming Events

Due Date for Taxes

We wish to remind all Town of Barrhead Property Owners that the Town of Barrhead Taxes are due and payable by June 30, 2017. Any current tax amounts that remain unpaid after June 30, 2017, will be subject to a 12% penalty.

For your convenience we accept post-dated cheques, deposited at the Town Office prior to 4:30 p.m. June 30, 2017. You may also pay by cash, money order, internet banking or telephone banking by June 30, 2017.

Parks and Recreation Summer Programs 2017

The Summer Programs 2017 Brochure is finally here!! Parents sign up your children for fun summer activities!!

Congratulations to our Firefighters

At the May 23rd Council Meeting, Mayor St. Pierre, Deputy Reeve Bill Lee, Fire Chief John Whittaker and Deputy Fire Chief Gary Hove presented the Firefighters with badges for the completion of their Firefighter 1001 Level 1 and 2 Professional Firefighters Certification.

Back Row L to R: Craig Plitt and James Aasman

Front Row L to R: Mayor St. Pierre, Deputy Chief Gary Hove, Gina Hofstra, Matthew Hofstra, Cole Kooger, Steve Fylyshtan, Tyler Kalmbach, Jesse Whitney, Ted Amos, County of Barrhead Deputy Reeve Bill Lee and Fire Chief John Whittaker.

Missing is Jared Spies.

The Electronics, Paint and Household Hazardous Waste Roundup is On!

Date and Time: 
Sat, 06/10/2017 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm

If you have unwanted computers, printers, TV's, leftover paint and containers, and household hazardous waste taking up room in your house bring them to the EAST SIDE of the Emergency Response Centre at 4635-61 Avenue on Saturday, June 10th from 1:30 to 4:30.

2017 Street Festival

Come down and enjoy the fun at Barrhead's Street Festival on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.

See you there!!!

Road Closure

The Town of Barrhead wishes to advise that 51 Street between 50 Avenue and 51 Avenue will be closed on Saturday, June 3, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and possibly on Sunday, June 4, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. No traffic or parking will be permitted during this time. This closure will allow for paving overlay to be completed.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

1. SPLASH PARK UPDATE - June 2, 2017

The Splash Park is up and running now!! The controller module that required replacement has now been installed. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 7 days per week. The sprays are on a rotational schedule and if the water has stopped “push the black button on the big green box” to reactivate it.

If you have any questions call the Recreation Department at 780-674-2532.

Steps to Becoming a Lifeguard

• Bronze Medallion prerequisite is 13 years of age
• Bronze Cross prerequisite must have Bronze Medallion
• Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care
• National Lifeguard prerequisite is Standard First Aid with CPR C and a current Bronze Cross
• To find a listing of courses please go on line at www.lifesavingsociety.org to view upcoming courses.

Town of Barrhead Public Notice - Election Information

Monday, October 16, 2017 is Election Day for the Town of Barrhead. The residents of the Town of Barrhead will elect one Mayor and six Councillors to serve a four your term.

Nomination Day is Monday, September 18, 2017.
Election Day is Monday, October 16, 2017

If you are interested in running for Town Council please see the attached form: "Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office".

For more information contact Cheryl Callihoo, Returning Officer at the Town Office at 780-674-3301.

2015 Financial Indicators Report

The Alberta Municipal Affairs 2015 Financial Indicators Report is provided for your information.

The Town prepares the Financial Information Report and submits it to Alberta Municipal Affairs on an annual basis, once the financial audit has been completed. The Province then compiles all financial details and prepares the comparative Financial Indicator Graphs report for each municipality. The details on most pages are from 2010 to 2015, with municipalities in the 3,000 to 6,000 population range.

2015 Key Measures of Municipal Sustainability Report

The Alberta Municipal Affairs 2015 Key Measures of Municipal Sustainability Report is provided for your information.

Press Release - October 26, 2016 - From the Town and County of Barrhead

For details on the result of the Recreation Study concluded by the Town of Barrhead and County of Barrhead please open the attached document.

New Aquatic Centre - Turning of the Sod Ceremony

April 5, 2016 was the turning of the sod for the Barrhead Regional Aquatic Center. In attendance were the Mayor, Reeve, Council members of the Town and County, staff of the Town and County, members from the Agrena Society, Clark Builder's and BR2 Architect. It was a great day that the region is moving forward.

Cash Calendar 2016 Lottery Winners

Congratulations to all the Winners! Open the attached file for the Barrhead & District Agrena Society Cash Calendar Lottery Winners! All winners will have their cheques mailed to them. Contact number for inquiries is 780-674-3311.

What is Triple P Parenting?

Triple P stands for “POSITIVE PARENTING PROGRAM”

We are upon a busy and stressful season. Triple P Parenting can help us put things in perspective with a gentle reminder of what is important. The Following Principles are suggestions of tools you can put in your Parenting toolbox.

Principle 1: Creating a safe, interesting Environment

Develop predictable routines, provide supervision, have interesting things to do, teach road safety rules, provide safety equipment, be safety conscious near schools and playgrounds, teach your child about personal safety


Cost Sharing - Community Recreation Facilities

During the 2015 budget discussions, Council wanted to inform the residents of the cost of operations for the recreation facilities and how the costs are split between the Town and County from 2011-2013. The 2015 Joint Operating Costs for the Town and County have been included. Council will continue to pursue a funding formula that is equal to both the Town and County in the next couple of years.

Please see the attachment.

Community Contribution Program - How Can I Help?

Contribute an amenity to a park within the Town to save a memory of someone special, or celebrate a momentous event through the better community program. Select the attachment for more information.

Employment

How To Apply
All applications must be received by the closing date (if applicable) specified in the employment bulletin or advertised in our local newspaper The Barrhead Leader and on the TownPost Barrhead Jobs page.

IN PERSON
Applications may be dropped off at the Town of Barrhead Administration Office located at 5014-50 Avenue

BY MAIL
Town of Barrhead
Box 4189
Barrhead, AB T7N 1A2